Jackson, MS (November 07, 2021) - A pedestrian was hit and killed on Interstate 55 close to the Adkins Boulevard and Beasley Road exit on Friday, November 5th.
Reports indicate that a man was crossing the interstate in the area of County Line Road when a blue car struck him.
The victim was then run over by multiple other vehicles, only one of which pulled over and waited for police to arrive.
The man was declared dead at the scene.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Mississippi
Various safety laws have been established that are designed to keep pedestrians safe as they walk alongside or across roadways. Traffic implements, such as lighted “walk” and “don’t walk” signals are also created with pedestrian safety in mind. Regrettably, Mississippi still has one of the highest pedestrian accident rates in the United States.
Drivers are frequently at fault where pedestrian accidents are concerned, however, pedestrians are also obligated to exercise care when they are around vehicles. If you were injured or lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident, our Mississippi pedestrian accident attorneys can help you secure the maximum amount of financial compensation for your claim.
Jackson Personal Injury Lawyers
After forty years of practicing law, our Jackson personal injury attorneys have plenty of experience in working with every kind of personal injury accident and understand what it takes to win your claim. Our firm’s attorneys have worked hard to earn their exceptional performance histories, impressive case win/loss ratios, and outstanding reputations.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a car crash, the Jackson car accident lawyers at Germany Law Firm, PLLC are ready to safeguard your rights. We have the ability and the experience you need to secure the financial compensation you and your family deserve
If you were injured by the carelessness or negligence of another person, then we urge you have your claim evaluated. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Mississippi. Call our law offices at (601) 487-0555 to schedule an appointment with our
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Disclaimer: At Germany Law Firm, PLLC, we provide the information found in these accident reports as a resource for families who have been in similar situations and to raise awareness about the dangers of driving. We would also like to honor the victims who have been injured or lost their life as a result of a Mississippi accident and hope that the information reported will help prevent future accidents. The photographs depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.